Time to learn how to organize your writing - beginning, middle, end!! Take some examples of writing and organize them with your students. Have them put some pictures in order and create their own sentences to match! Have fun learning to organize!! Below is a more complete list of the activities included.
Lesson 1 - Teach the organization anchor chart with accompanying gestures. Read a book of your choice to the class and discuss the beginning, middle, and end. Fill in provided sheet as a class.
Lesson 2 - Review organization anchor chart. Have students choose Story A, B, or C to read, cut apart and organize into the correct order. Glue these onto the provided sheet.
Lesson 3 - Teach summary anchor chart with accompanying gestures. Read a book of your choice to the class. Demonstrate how to summarize the beginning, middle, and end. Have students discuss possible sentences in partners and then record collaborative sentences as a class. Have students choose and read their own book. Have them summarize the events of the story in their own words, without looking in the book.
Lesson 4: - Print and cut apart the sentences that make up the paragraph “Our Class Pet” and demonstrate how to read and organize the sentences in order. Have students choose between Story A, B, C, D, E, or F to organize and rewrite.
Lesson 5 - Print and laminate the three picture stories. As a class organize the pictures into a possible order. Discuss time as suggested by the sun., order of events, etc. Have students choose a story to write the possible events to match each picture. Can be used as a center.
Lesson 6: Have students write a comic strip/story board sequencing the beginning, middle, and end of a possible story.
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